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by Brad's 2nd time
Sun Mar 27, 2016 1:07 pm
Forum: Trip Info, Reports & Gatherings
Topic: west coast to east coast
Replies: 3
Views: 841

west coast to east coast

Well there is no turning back now, my wife and I are leaving apr.30 for 30 days, leaving the Kootenays heading for the east coast. First stop after work Cranbrook, day two somewhere between medicine hat or moosejaw, then down to the states aiming for deluth, between the great lakes to sault st. mari...
by Brad's 2nd time
Wed Mar 16, 2016 11:58 pm
Forum: GL1100 Information & Questions
Topic: GL1100 Engine valve oil seal replacement
Replies: 15
Views: 1224

Re: GL1100 Engine valve oil seal replacement

It seems like I read about using rope to keep the valves from moving while you change your seals, but then again I could be wrong... :D Maybe an old schooler can confirm this method.. Yeah, I've read this one as well - turn the engine until the cylinder bottoms out, then thread rope in through the ...
by Brad's 2nd time
Fri Feb 19, 2016 5:55 pm
Forum: Trip Info, Reports & Gatherings
Topic: Cross canada tour
Replies: 1
Views: 837

Cross canada tour

Hello and happy new season, my wife and I are just in the process of planning a cross Canada tour, cpl. questions ,anybody have a good estimate of time needed ,and any good places to stay for a reasonable price. Leaving Nelson BC may 1 ,have to be home for June 1
by Brad's 2nd time
Wed Feb 17, 2016 2:27 pm
Forum: Goldwing Chat
Topic: New Season
Replies: 6
Views: 525

New Season

Well here we go again, it was a great year last season my wife and I traveled several thousand kilometers. Van Island, the BC interior ,several Kootenay tours and a trip to spoken. After a long winter it`s time to insure again, our friend Todd Whiteside walked us through a good refit- final drive re...
by Brad's 2nd time
Sun Dec 13, 2015 3:48 pm
Forum: Goldwing Chat
Topic: need a bike to ride
Replies: 4
Views: 273

need a bike to ride

Hello ,my wife and I are going to Nova Scotia in July 2016 we are there for a week and we are looking for a bike to ride,
any ideas or info would help thanks.
by Brad's 2nd time
Thu Dec 10, 2015 5:02 pm
Forum: GL1100 Information & Questions
Topic: GL1100 Engine valve oil seal replacement
Replies: 15
Views: 1224

Re: GL1100 Engine valve oil seal replacement

moffat wrote:Thanks for the input, I have found the thread on how to do it
where did you find the thread ,bikes torn down and ready seals on the bench
by Brad's 2nd time
Thu Dec 10, 2015 1:03 pm
Forum: GL1100 Information & Questions
Topic: GL1100 Engine valve oil seal replacement
Replies: 15
Views: 1224

Re: GL1100 Engine valve oil seal replacement

moffat wrote:Thanks for the input, I have found the thread on how to do it
Can you tell me where this thread is please
by Brad's 2nd time
Thu Dec 10, 2015 12:53 pm
Forum: GL1100 Information & Questions
Topic: GL1100 Engine valve oil seal replacement
Replies: 15
Views: 1224

Re: GL1100 Engine valve oil seal replacement

It seems like I read about using rope to keep the valves from moving while you change your seals, but then again I could be wrong... :D Maybe an old schooler can confirm this method.. Yeah, I've read this one as well - turn the engine until the cylinder bottoms out, then thread rope in through the ...
by Brad's 2nd time
Fri Oct 16, 2015 10:10 pm
Forum: Goldwing Chat
Topic: End of Season
Replies: 9
Views: 717

End of Season

Well Oct. 15th. came way to fast "Sadie" is parked for the season 23,400 klks. no issues ,toured Vancouver Island ,the BC interior, the Kootaney Hwys. and Mountain passes and commuted for 6 months Castlegar- Balfour 143 klks a day. She needs some TLC ,brake work ,fork seal and some valve seals but a...
by Brad's 2nd time
Sun Aug 23, 2015 10:18 pm
Forum: For Sale/Wanted
Topic: LOTS OF GL 1000 AND 1100 PARTS FOR SALE
Replies: 320
Views: 23925

Re: LOTS OF GL 1000 AND 1100 PARTS FOR SALE

looking for saddlebag lids and any other spare 1982 aspencade parts, engine covers, chrome , bits and pieces, and a hitch
by Brad's 2nd time
Tue Aug 18, 2015 11:08 pm
Forum: For Sale/Wanted
Topic: 1982 aspencade saddlebag lids
Replies: 0
Views: 187

1982 aspencade saddlebag lids

Hello ,was riding with my daughter and when she got off she used the saddlebag lid as a leverpoint and it snapped in half ,looking for a Cpl lids color not important 1982 gl1100 Goldwing aspencade thanks
by Brad's 2nd time
Mon Jun 15, 2015 1:45 pm
Forum: Trip Info, Reports & Gatherings
Topic: Vancouver Island
Replies: 2
Views: 295

Re: Vancouver Island

Barb's (right downtown, on the docks at Fisherman's Wharf in the inner harbor) is great - very much a seafood shack, with fantastic halibut & fries (very high ratings), and you can sit right on the docks while you eat. I don't know if she's still there, but for years there was a more-or-less tame s...
by Brad's 2nd time
Mon Jun 15, 2015 1:43 pm
Forum: Trip Info, Reports & Gatherings
Topic: Campsite for rent
Replies: 0
Views: 227

Campsite for rent

I have a nice waterfront campsite for rent in Thrums BC, 20 mins west of Nelson, it is on a 100ft x 200ft site ,has a 30ft trailer with running water and a genset for electricity, trailer sleeps six one separate bedroom, bathroom ,fold out couch, small bed and propane stove. Looking for $150.00 per ...
by Brad's 2nd time
Mon Jun 15, 2015 12:05 pm
Forum: Trip Info, Reports & Gatherings
Topic: Vancouver Island
Replies: 2
Views: 295

Vancouver Island

My wife and I are going to do a tour of Van. Is. any good seafood shacks y the ocean you can think of ,we`re trying for Victoria - port hardy
by Brad's 2nd time
Thu May 28, 2015 10:10 am
Forum: For Sale/Wanted
Topic: F/S: Cardo G9 Bluetooth Headsets
Replies: 8
Views: 604

Re: F/S: Cardo G9 Bluetooth Headsets

dtrider wrote:Sold and shipped. Thanks Brad.
Looking forward to it ,thank you ,Dwight
by Brad's 2nd time
Sun May 24, 2015 5:50 pm
Forum: For Sale/Wanted
Topic: F/S: Cardo G9 Bluetooth Headsets
Replies: 8
Views: 604

Re: F/S: Cardo G9 Bluetooth Headsets

Hi dtrider 1. What is the asking price? 2. What were they new? 3. Where are you located? Thanks Brian As I mentioned in the original post, the cost for new is $480 and I'm asking $250. I'm in Meridian, Idaho (near Boise). I pm`ed you I`m interested in these sets need to know before end of week thanks
by Brad's 2nd time
Thu May 14, 2015 11:54 am
Forum: Goldwing Chat
Topic: Great start to a new season
Replies: 1
Views: 161

Great start to a new season

What a great start to a new riding season, bought a nice 82 aspencade feb. 14th 10,000 klks since then nice comfortable ride. What surprised me most as the bike is more comfortable for a long tour than my truck ,sitting position works well for me, I commute 150 klks a day this bike takes it like it`...
by Brad's 2nd time
Mon May 04, 2015 7:11 pm
Forum: Trip Info, Reports & Gatherings
Topic: Road trip Nelson to Spokane
Replies: 12
Views: 828

Re: Road trip Nelson to Spokane

Lowrider1 wrote:Probably looks the same. I'll look for you on the boat.
Tall guy white shirt
by Brad's 2nd time
Sun May 03, 2015 10:53 pm
Forum: Trip Info, Reports & Gatherings
Topic: Road trip Nelson to Spokane
Replies: 12
Views: 828

Re: Road trip Nelson to Spokane

Lowrider1 wrote:Will do...we have big yard too. Might be back up there before the tourists get too thick. We're doing Vancouver Island in September and not sure how were getting there yet...maybe in a cage. Thanks for the offer!!
we`re doing the island in aug been 22 yrs since last time
by Brad's 2nd time
Sun May 03, 2015 10:50 pm
Forum: Trip Info, Reports & Gatherings
Topic: Road trip Nelson to Spokane
Replies: 12
Views: 828

Re: Road trip Nelson to Spokane

Lowrider1 wrote:My wife and I were up the East side of Kooteney Lake, took the ferry and down to Nelson and back to Sandpoint. Very nice ride and as usual, BC is beautiful!!
I work on the ferry ,tall guy white shirt might see you there
by Brad's 2nd time
Thu Apr 23, 2015 12:41 pm
Forum: Goldwing Chat
Topic: 2015 season
Replies: 6
Views: 369

2015 season

Well it`s been a nice yr. so far for biking, weather has been nice a little cold some gravel still on the roads but so far so good ,we`ve covered 6000 klks so far. A trip to Spokane two up , a day trip to Nakusp, a a day trip to osoyoos with the wife riding her silverwing, good times, anyone else go...
by Brad's 2nd time
Tue Apr 21, 2015 11:02 am
Forum: For Sale/Wanted
Topic: 1982 aspencade ,maybe a little chrome
Replies: 4
Views: 399

Re: 1982 aspencade ,maybe a little chrome

tbmhansen wrote:Did you find any chrome? I will have to check but I think I still have my chrome rails I took off my 82 silver/grey aspencade.
didn`t find any yet ,looking for the wraparound light bar and the little rack like addons to the saddlebag tops
by Brad's 2nd time
Tue Apr 07, 2015 11:13 am
Forum: Goldwing Chat
Topic: how many klks so far
Replies: 7
Views: 390

Re: how many klks so far

I put about 24,000 miles in the saddle over the past 12 months. How many kilometers is that? Divide by 5, multiply by 8 (the other way round for kliks to miles) Therefore 24000miles = 38400kms - not exact but near enough 1600 klks to a mile so`s that's about hhhhmmmm oops 1600 kks to 1000 miles so`...
by Brad's 2nd time
Tue Apr 07, 2015 11:12 am
Forum: Goldwing Chat
Topic: how many klks so far
Replies: 7
Views: 390

Re: how many klks so far

brettchallenger wrote:
HawkeyeGL1200 wrote:I put about 24,000 miles in the saddle over the past 12 months. How many kilometers is that?
Divide by 5, multiply by 8 (the other way round for kliks to miles)

Therefore 24000miles = 38400kms - not exact but near enough
1600 klks to a mile so`s that's about hhhhmmmm
by Brad's 2nd time
Mon Apr 06, 2015 2:54 pm
Forum: Goldwing Chat
Topic: how many klks so far
Replies: 7
Views: 390

how many klks so far

Well its been almost two months since we`ve insured the wing (feb 14th) and so far we`ve covered almost 3500 klks and scored a nice little wing for the wife. Is anyone else out there yet